Archive for month: March, 2010

Welcome to H-Town, OpenSim used to create a virtual neighborhood of sustainable modern houses

Hometta, a collective of award-winning architecture and design studios, will soon be launching an opensim-based grid called ‘H-Town,’ showcasing a virtual neighborhood modeled after the innovative, modern house plans they sell on their website. With Hometta’s stated goal of ‘improving the residential landscape, one house at a time,’ they will soon be enabling their customers […]

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Importing Revit into Unity [Update]

A few weeks ago, I wrote about using the Unity3D game develop engine to import Revit Architecture models.  I’ve since upgraded to Unity Pro, opening  the doors to some even more powerful features.  I really haven’t had a lot of time to spend on this, but I couldn’t resist pulling up this early design iteration, […]

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Progress Update: 2 weeks down, 5 weeks to go for Studio Wikitecture’s entry in the Trestles competition

Categories:studio wikitecture

What a great group we have brainstorming the Trestles project!  It isn’t too late to join in the action – so visit the site in Second Life now, follow the blog, and be sure to join the network site HERE! Here is a repost by Omei Turnbull from the Studio Wikitecture blog: It’s coming on […]

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Barack Obama’s ‘Kansas to Cairo’ vision being realized in Second Life

Categories:Use Cases + Examples

During President Obama’s historic speech at Cairo University in Egypt last June, he describe a vision to, “invest in online learning for teachers and children around the world; and create a new online network, so a young person in Kansas can communicate instantly with a young person in Cairo.” If you’ve spent any time in […]

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Studio Wikitecture takes on a new design competition, and needs YOUR help!

Starting today, we have a new Studio Wikitecture project! We’re going to be entering another Open Architecture Network design competition, Safe Trestles.. we need YOUR help!

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-01

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Had a blast working with @mohax and Julie Sugarplum on their new EDTECH Retreat in SL! I designed it, they built it: # I just can't get enough of the Unhappy Hipsters! # I feel so very – augmented… # Best thing about SL 2.0 launch is that it brought back lots […]

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